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Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporter
Wed, 24 May 2017 21:18:39 -0400

Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporterOn the eve of a special election to fill Montana’s House seat, the Republican candidate allegedly assaulted a journalist.


Manchester Attack: Father and Brothers of Suspected Bomber Arrested
Wed, 24 May 2017 11:31:41 -0400

Manchester Attack: Father and Brothers of Suspected Bomber ArrestedThe father and a younger brother of the suspect Manchester suicide bomber were taken into custody by Libyan officials, as another brother was taken into custody in England.


‘Answer the question’: Bernie Sanders clashes with Trump budget chief during hearing
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:08:31 -0400

‘Answer the question’: Bernie Sanders clashes with Trump budget chief during hearingFireworks erupted Thursday when President Trump’s budget chief sparred with a Senate panel over the administration's proposed 2018 budget, most notably trading barbs with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., over potential cuts to entitlement programs.


Sea Lion Attack: Child Victim’s Father Speaks Out
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:51:57 -0400

Sea Lion Attack: Child Victim’s Father Speaks OutThe father told the CBC that his family was not feeding the sea lion when it dragged his daughter underwater, but did confirm that his daughter is being treated for a possible infection.


The Latest: Death row inmate: Execution drugs won't work
Wed, 24 May 2017 13:17:53 -0400

The Latest: Death row inmate: Execution drugs won't workMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution in Alabama (all times local):


Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attack
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:23:31 -0400

Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attackFormer United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester. "We can see the terrible violence that took place just recently in Manchester... it's a reminder that there is great danger of terrorism and people who would do great harm to others just because they're different," Obama told a crowd at the German capital's Brandenburg Gate. "We had a chance backstage to send a message to the people of Manchester about how heartbroken we are by the loss of life," Obama said.


Sessions Failed to Disclose Russian Meetings
Wed, 24 May 2017 14:06:17 -0400

Sessions Failed to Disclose Russian MeetingsRachel Maddow reports the latest in a string of failures by Donald Trump staffers failing to disclose meetings with Russians, in this case Jeff Sessions leaving off his meetings from his security clearance form.


Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son’s degree
Wed, 24 May 2017 09:22:51 -0400

Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son’s degreeIn an emotional ceremony at Maryland's Bowie State University, Richard Collins Jr was cheered as he took the podium. "I really have not tried to process motive or intentions behind this yet," he told NBC News before the ceremony. Police have charged 22-year-old Sean Urbanski with his murder.


In jest, Pope Francis asks Melania Trump if she feeds pastries to the president
Wed, 24 May 2017 11:07:11 -0400

In jest, Pope Francis asks Melania Trump if she feeds pastries to the presidentIn a nod to the first lady’s native country, the pope asked Melania Trump if she gives the president a food called potica.


Man Charged in Death of Girlfriend's Daughter After 'Wrestling Moves': Cops
Wed, 24 May 2017 15:30:00 -0400

Man Charged in Death of Girlfriend's Daughter After 'Wrestling Moves': CopsRichard Gamache, 24, is charged with first-degree child abuse for severely injuring the 2-year-old. She later died.


Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California’s Big Sur
Wed, 24 May 2017 11:52:13 -0400

Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California’s Big SurPart of California’s Highway 1 remains buried under a mountain of rock and dirt that stretches a quarter-mile wide.


Donald Rumsfeld wants to put an end to Putin’s aggression
Thu, 25 May 2017 16:47:02 -0400

Donald Rumsfeld wants to put an end to Putin’s aggressionDuring a conversation with Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talked about President Trump’s refusal on Thursday to affirm Article 5 of the NATO treaty. “I’m hopeful that Secretary James Mattis or Rex Tillerson will, for example, make a trip to the Republic of Georgia soon,” Rumsfeld said. “I think just their physical presence there, letting the world know that the United States understands the fact that we don’t want to create an environment that’s hospitable for Mr. Putin to continue to be aggressive.”


DeVos grilled by Democrats on public school cuts, private school discrimination
Wed, 24 May 2017 15:39:31 -0400

DeVos grilled by Democrats on public school cuts, private school discriminationDemocratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. The budget proposal has been criticized by some for making deep cuts to public education to fund school choice voucher programs such as those that DeVos promoted in her home state of Michigan.


'Racially motivated' fight leaves Arizona prison on lockdown
Thu, 25 May 2017 20:36:20 -0400

'Racially motivated' fight leaves Arizona prison on lockdownPHOENIX (AP) — A privately run prison in Arizona remained on lockdown Thursday after four inmates were injured in a brawl involving about 80 prisoners that authorities had to use pepper spray to break up.


Four climbers found dead on Everest
Wed, 24 May 2017 09:19:59 -0400

Four climbers found dead on EverestAuthorities in Nepal have been unable to confirm the identities of four bodies found on Mount Everest, officials said Wednesday, raising speculation the climbers may have died years ago. The climbers were found at camp four -- at 7,950 metres (26,085 feet) -- on Tuesday by a rescue team who were there to retrieve the body of a Slovak climber who died on the mountain on Sunday. "Our rescuers found bodies of four climbers in a tent at camp four yesterday.


World reaction to the deadly attack in Manchester, England
Wed, 24 May 2017 12:00:31 -0400

World reaction to the deadly attack in Manchester, EnglandAt least 22 people have died and more than 100 injured after what Theresa May described as an “appalling terror attack” at the Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande pop concert. World reaction grows as ISIS claims responsibility.


Woman jumps onto the hood of moving car to prevent carjacking at petrol station
Thu, 25 May 2017 18:02:00 -0400

Woman jumps onto the hood of moving car to prevent carjacking at petrol stationA Wisconsin woman has become a viral sensation after she jumped on the hood of her own moving car to prevent a carjacking. Melissa Smith, 27, was printing her receipt at a petrol station in Milwaukee when a stranger jumped into her car and began driving away. “I had my, ‘Oh no this isn’t happening to me today moment,’” Ms Smith told local news station WISN 12.


Montana governor slams alleged Gianforte body-slam: Yahoo interview
Thu, 25 May 2017 14:08:01 -0400

Montana governor slams alleged Gianforte body-slam: Yahoo interviewMontana Gov. Steve Bullock called congressional candidate Greg Gianforte’s alleged assault of a reporter “a real wake-up call” in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, as voters in his state head to the polls today.


Pit Bull Formerly on Euthanasia List Now a Top K9 Agent With Police Department
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:07:00 -0400

Pit Bull Formerly on Euthanasia List Now a Top K9 Agent With Police Department"All he needed was a chance," cops said.


Trump Blurts More Classified Information
Wed, 24 May 2017 14:04:26 -0400

Trump Blurts More Classified InformationRachel Maddow reports on the revelation that Donald Trump, while on the phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, revealed the classified location of U.S. submarines.



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